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The Resurrected Details

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This low-budget film from [[Feature~V1503~Alien~alien]] scriptwriter [[Performer~P104783~Dan O'Bannon~danobannon]] (his first film since the 1985 zombie hit [[Feature~V41098~Return of the Living Dead~thereturnofthelivingdead]]) is one of the more loyal adaptations of fantasy author [[Performer~P217863~H.P. Lovecraft~hplovecraft]], taking as its source the short story The Case of Charles Dexter Ward. Set in [[Performer~P217863~Lovecraft~hplovecraft]]'s home town of Providence, Rhode Island, the story involves the investigations of hard-boiled private eye John Marsh ([[Performer~P70344~John Terry~johnterry]]) into the mysterious activities of Charles Dexter Ward ([[Performer~P63156~Chris Sarandon~chrissarandon]]). It seems that Ward is becoming increasingly obsessed with the occult practices of his distant ancestor Joseph Curwen (also played by [[Performer~P63156~Sarandon~chrissarandon]]) who was reputed to have found the secret of resurrecting the dead. Much to the horror of his wife Claire ([[Performer~P65529~Jane Sibbett~janesibbett]]), Ward is slowly being possessed by Curwen's malevolent spirit, and he is compelled to perform horrible experiments on the locals in pursuit of his goal. ~ Cavett Binion, Rovi

Cast

John Terry
as John March
Jane Sibbett
as Claire Ward
Chris Sarandon
as Charles Dexter Ward
Richard Romanus
as Lonnie Peck
Laurie Briscoe
as Holly Tender
Ken Cameroux
as Captain Ben Azandor
Bernard Cuffling
as Doctor Waite
Charles Kristian
as Ezra Ward
Megan Leitch
as Eliza
Deep Roy
as Main Monster

Crew

Dan O'Bannon
Director
Tony Scotti
Producer
Mark Borde
Producer
Irv Goodnoff
Cinematographer
Ivan Strasburg
Cinematographer
Russell Livingstone
Editor
Dan Rae
Editor
Brent Thomas
Production Designer
Doug Byggdin
Art Director
Tara Prem
Co-producer
Tony Scotti
Executive Producer
Tom Bradshaw
Executive Producer
Tudor George
Costume Designer
Todd Masters
Special Effects
Roy Alon
Stunts
Kathy Ducker
Makeup
H.P. Lovecraft
Short Story Author
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